Gyles Brandreth’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Gyles Brandreth Quotes 

Gyles Brandreth, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Gyles Brandreth quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Gyles Brandreth’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Gyles Brandreth made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“Praise makes me humble, but when I am abused, I know that I have touched the stars.”
― Gyles Brandreth, Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder: A Mystery

 “La personalidad es algo muy misterioso. No puede valorarse a un hombre por lo que hace. Puede cumplir la ley y ser despreciable. Puede incumplir la ley y aun así ser un caballero. Puede ser malo sin haber hecho nunca nada malo. Puede cometer un pecado contra la sociedad y tomar conciencia, gracias a ese pecado, de su propia perfección…”
― Gyles Brandreth, Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance

“Sir Peter Tapsell: ‘You cannot ask the British Prime Minister to autograph a bottle of table wine. You really cannot.’ ‘It is English,’ I bleated. ‘Non-vintage?’ ‘Er … yes.’ ‘Good God, what is the party coming to?”
― Gyles Brandreth, Breaking the Code: Westminster Diaries

 “A secret should be kept a secret,” murmured Conan Doyle, now picking up crumbs from his plate with his forefinger. “Once it is no longer a secret, it becomes a serpent—it goes where it will.”
― Gyles Brandreth, Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile

 “Those who pay their bills on time are soon forgotten. It is only by not paying one’s bills that one can hope to live in the memory of the commercial classes.”
― Gyles Brandreth, Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance

 “I am the prince of procrastination. It is my besetting sin. I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do – the day after”
― Gyles Brandreth, Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance

“One should always be suspicious of a woman who tells you that her past was burnt in the flames of a schoolhouse in Peshawar.”
― Gyles Brandreth, Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders

 “There is no friendship possible between men and women[…]. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.”
― Gyles Brandreth

“Oscar sat back and looked at me appraisingly. “I need to think. And to think I must have oysters and champagne.”
― Gyles Brandreth, Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance: A Mystery

“In life there are two types of people: those who catch the waiter’s eye and those who don’t.”
― Gyles Brandreth, Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance: A Mystery

10 Famous Quotes by Author Gyles Brandreth

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Gyles Brandreth quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Gyles Brandreth quote below and sharing our favourite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Gyles Brandreth. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Gyles Brandreth quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Gyles Brandreth Quote 

“Don’t switch off. Stay engaged. Resist distraction. Concentrate. Focus. Be present. Smell the coffee. Taste the food. Listen to the speech. Keep that Latin accurate. Stop thinking about what’s coming next, stop checking the mobile, and relish what’s happening now. Seize the day. For all you know, it’s the only one you’ve got. Live in the moment.”
― Gyles Brandreth, The 7 Secrets of Happiness: An Optimist’s Journey

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Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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